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Project Leader, One Finance

Atlanta, GA 30308
JobTitle: Project Leader, One Finance
Job ID: 361862_en-us
Salary Range: null- null
Job Category: Finance/Acctng/Treasury/Investor Relatio
Employment type: Full Time

Position Description:

One Finance is a multilayer, multiyear enterprise initiative to Simplify The Home Depot’s Financial Systems landscape, Transform Finance Function and Support the success of One Home Depot vision.  Delivering on One Finance objectives are critical and foundational for achieving the Interconnected Retail experience through execution of Enterprise Priorities and Commons (EPiCs). 

The Home Depot’s  Finance Systems landscape, consisting of 62 heavily customized applications on disparate platforms and databases, is complex and outdated.  The current version of the core Finance System, SAP ECC, will go out of support in 2025 and needs to be migrated to SAP S/4 on HANA on Google Cloud Platform.  Additionally, the business transformation mandate requires end-to-end process streamlining and standardization, simplifying the Finance function, supporting better profitability analysis, and enabling highly flexible reporting through “One Ledger” architecture. 

In order to deliver these mission critical objectives, One Finance is structured as a fully dedicated Program Office with the following functions -

  • Program and Change Management: 
    • Overall responsibility to continually refine, measure and deliver planned business value.
    • Program Governance to manage scope, budget, risks, and ensure quality and value realization. 
    • Proactively manage change across all areas and levels to ensure change readiness and process / technology adoption.
    • Business Process Applications:
      • Overall responsibility to –
        • Influence and drive end-to-end process streamlining and standardization based on industry leading best practices.
        • Build consensus and drive decision-making by engaging the appropriate Business and IT stakeholders, at the right time and in the right forum(s).
        • Deliver processes and application / system functionalities that are configured to support process simplification and provide better data insights.
        • Manage and deliver planned business value for the assigned functional area(s) within the workstreams.
        • Act as Business Process Subject Matter Experts (SME) in assigned functional area(s)
        • Liaise effectively with –
          • EPiC program stakeholders in managing up-stream scope / milestone inter-dependencies while minimizing risks
          • Finance / Accounting stakeholders in driving design and scope decisions
          • IT stakeholders in configuring / developing technical solutions that satisfy business requirements
          • Finance Integration and IT stakeholders on testing strategies
          • Internal Audit and Finance Integration stakeholders on identifying and mitigating Security and Controls risks

             The four work streams and relevant functional areas or scope are shown below -

            • Record to Report (RTR):  Master Data Design, Management and Governance, One Ledger Architecture; Cost Accounting; Financial Accounting; External Financial and Managerial Reporting; Acquire-to-Retire; Project Accounting; and Financial Planning and Forecasting
            • Procure to Pay (PTP):  Purchase and Inventory Accounting – Tracking, valuation and recordation of inventory movements from vendors through Supply Chain; Merchandise and Non-Merchandise Procurement, Payables and Payments (scope includes migrating Ariba and Concur T&E to cloud); and operational / managerial reporting
            • Order to Cash (OTC):  Sales Revenue Accounting; Accounts Receivable and Credit Collections; and operational / managerial reporting
            • Finance Technology (FINT):  Design, develop and deliver loosely-coupled Common Services / API’s for enterprise systems to consume.

              The Project Leader position supports the Procure to Pay function of One Finance.  In this position, the Project Leader will report to the Manager of Procure to Pay workstream and be responsible for one or more functional areas assigned within the work stream. 

              The Project Leader must be a change champion who will be responsible for partnering with cross functional business leaders, IT stakeholders and system integration partners at all levels in the organization in planning and executing the One Finance roadmap, and delivering planned business outcomes to support the collective enterprise.

              The Project Leader will be responsible for developing processes, and technology. Additionally, they will also assist with any matrixed resources assigned from Business and IT stakeholders. 


              • Strategic Analysis/Problem Solving - Works to fully understand business; identify and implement process and organizational improvements. Plans and ensures execution of department objectives. Participates in preparation of the annual budget, reviews monthly expenditures and ensures that budgetary goals are met. Reviews monthly metrics to ensure goals are met.
              • Project Management- Develops and supports a strategic alliance with business partners. Participates in cross-functional activities focused on solving business issues and enhancing our competitive advantage. Facilitates cross-functional communication with other areas of the business including but not limited to Finance, Operations, and Information Systems.
              • Leads, plans, and coordinates work teams in an efficient manner to effectively perform any financial function and activity; utilizes metrics to track performance and manage workload. Ensures operational processes and procedures are compliant and consist with established policies.
              • Predict Revenues and Expenditures and Report to Management.
              • Conduct financial planning for function and make appropriate recommendations. Drive key functional financial metrics.
              • Financial Reporting

                NATURE AND SCOPE

                • Typically reports to a Manager, and supports strategy development, business alignment and execution oversight.
                • Applies structured business analysis framework and methodology for capturing overall business needs and priorities of Finance in the context of the enterprise.
                • Develops Point-Of-Views and Proof-Of-Concepts, and drives decision-making
                  • Partners with internal Business and IT stakeholders, and external Systems Integrators to
                    • Design and lead current state / to-be state process workshops
                    • Identify, document and prioritize process gaps, vulnerabilities, risks and improvement opportunities in current state
                    • Identify, document and prioritize business needs; translate needs to requirements; Designing and delivering application functionalities that satisfy the business requirements.
                    • Accountable for direct supervision of the work activities of others. Planning, monitoring and reviewing work of subordinates is required. This may include direct supervision of a shift or the coordination of multiple work groups. Makes recommendations concerning selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development. 


Posted: 2020-10-02 Expires: 2020-11-12

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